All donations should be mailed to:
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
4550 Montgomery Ave. Suite 1100 N
Bethesda, MD 20814.
Who should I make my check out to?
Please make all checks payable to: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Please make sure that in the memo it says Annual Fund and Tribute Platform and who the donations should be credited to.
How do I find a participant's personal fundraising webpage?
If you’re on the “Annual Fund & Tribute Fundraisers” homepage you can scroll down to find the list of all Annual Fund, Tribute and Celebration pages. If you’re on any one of the campaign homepages labeled, “Annual Fund Fundraisers” or “Tribute Fundraisers” etc, you can click the “Find a Page” button and start typing the fundraisers first or last name. You can also scroll down to the list of pages that have been created.
How quickly can I expect an online donation to post to a participant's fundraising account?
Any donation made online should post immediately. If an online donation does not post within 5 minutes, please contact us.
What happens if I check the checkbox to "cover processing fees"?
If you check this checkbox, you will be charged the amount indicated next to the checkbox. This amount will also be visible to the non-profit. However, on the fundraising page, your intended - initial donation amount will be displayed.
Are donations tax-deductible?
All monetary donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.
For foreign donations made online with a credit card, will the amount entered be in U.S. dollars?
Yes. For foreign donations made online with a credit card, the amount entered in the online donation form will be in U.S. dollars.
Do all donors who mail their donations receive a receipt?
Any donor who mailed their donation and provided an address will receive a receipt via mail once the donation has been processed. If you made your donation in installments, you will receive a receipt each time a monthly payment is processed.
Do all donors who contribute online receive a receipt?
Yes, anyone who donates online, regardless of the amount, will receive a receipt via email.
What is Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's Tax ID number?
A Tax ID number identifies Cystic Fibrosis Foundation as a 501(c)(3) non-profit Organization. The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Tax ID number is 13-1930701
How do I add a dedication when I make a donation?
When you make a donation online, you can designate what you want to appear as your recognition name on the participant's Honor Roll. This may be your name, or it could be something such as "From the whole Wolf family" or "in memory of Aunt Cathy."
What can I do if a check is written out to me personally?
If a donation check has been written out to you personally, you may endorse the back of the check and mail it in with a completed donation form to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Can I mail in a cash donation?
It is not a good idea to send a cash donation in the mail. You may drop off the cash at Cystic Fibrosis Foundation along with your information or you can deposit the cash into your checking account and send a personal check from your account.
How quickly can I expect an online donation to post to my page?
Any donation made online should post immediately. If your donation does not post within 5 minutes, please contact Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Can I enter a check online?
You can't enter a check online. What you can do is enter a check as a pledge. This can be done in the fundraising section of your headquarters page. The status of the check will be pending until the check is received by Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
A donor is requesting a Tax ID number; what is that and how can I get it?
A Tax ID number identifies Cystic Fibrosis Foundation as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Many donors will request this number to validate their donation as tax-deductible. The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Tax ID number is 13-1930701.
Not all of my donors are showing up in the Honor Roll. Why?
As your donors make a contribution, they have the option of whether or not they want to appear in the Honor Roll.
Where can I find a list of the people who have donated to me?
Log in with your email and password to visit your page. Select your "Dashboard" or "Reports" tab. You will then find a list of all your donors.
How can I send a thank you email to my donors?
To easily send thank-you emails to donors, follow these steps:
Log in to your fundraiser dashboard by clicking the “Login” button on the Annual Fund website to access your page. Then click “Dashboard” when your campaign populates.
Click the "Email" tab below your campaign title.
Add the donor’s email manually or add the donor from your contact book. (Note, if you add an email manually, it will automatically save to your contact book.) You will know an email has been selected once you see the following language, for example “1 contact has been selected…”
Select the “Annual Fund Thank YOU” email template or choose “None – Type Own” to compose your own email.
Type the message under the “Message” section.
Once you’re done composing your email, click “Review Email”
Review you email. Once you’ve reviewed, select “Send # Email”
Why am I receiving emails telling me that I've received a donation?
You are receiving these emails because we would like to keep you updated on your fundraising efforts. If you wish to stop receiving these updates, please login to your page and edit your profile (Can be accessed by clicking your profile photo at the top right). Click the "Notifications" tab and you can un-check the campaign you wish to not receive notifications for.
What is my personal page URL?
A personal URL is a shortened link to your personal page that you can send to friends and family in emails. A personal URL looks like this, "givecff.org/John". You can access this url by choosing the "My Page" tab then click the "URL" button under the "Edit My" header.
Can a donor add a dedication message that appears in my fundraising honor roll?
When a donor makes a donation online, s/he can enter text to appear on the fundraising honor roll. This may be the donor's name, or it could be something like "From the whole Wolf family" or "In Memory of Aunt Cathy".
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
4550 Montgomery Ave. Suite 1100 N Bethesda,MD 20814